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Tuvalu: People & Society#

Population10,782 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.8% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 29.6% (male 1,636/female 1,553)
15-24 years: 20.6% (male 1,176/female 1,048)
25-54 years: 36.2% (male 1,901/female 1,999)
55-64 years: 5.4% (male 360/female 525)
65 years and over: 5.3% (male 242/female 342) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate23.74 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate8.9 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsPolynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%
Infant mortality ratetotal: 31.69 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 34.44 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 28.81 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesTuvaluan (official), English (official), Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 65.81 years
male: 63.69 years
female: 68.05 years (2014 est.)
LiteracyNA
Nationalitynoun: Tuvaluan(s)
adjective: Tuvaluan
Net migration rate-6.86 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 98.4% (Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%), Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%
Total fertility rate3.03 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 24.9 years
male: 23.7 years
female: 26.4 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 11 years
male: 10 years
female: 11 years (2001)
Education expendituresNA
Urbanizationurban population: 50% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 98.3% of population
rural: 97% of population
total: 97.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.7% of population
rural: 3% of population
total: 2.3% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 86.3% of population
rural: 80.2% of population
total: 83.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 13.7% of population
rural: 19.8% of population
total: 15.7% of population (2011 est.)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.6% (2007)
Health expenditures17.3% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.09 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density5.6 beds/1,000 population (2001)
Contraceptive prevalence rate30.5% (2007)